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Green River Area Development District

Students Race in Supermarket Sweep; Aims at Helping Seniors with Hunger

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Supermarket Sweep returns to Owensboro’s IGA on E 25th St this Wednesday, March 15th at 9:00 a.m. to kick off the “Feed Seniors Now” program which began in 2011. The Green River Area Development District is partnering with Independence Bank, Comfort Keepers and Specialty Foods Group to collect and distribute food to…

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Hancock Senior Services reopens November 15


Hancock County Senior Services Staff-Back Row L to R: Rachel Schneider-Data Entry, Darrell Forbes-Meal Driver Middle Row L to R: Carla Early-Lewisport Site Manager, Connie Duncan-Meal Driver/Workforce Development, Ken Patterson-Bus Driver, Front Row-Christine Schroader-Meal Driver, Lona Morton-Director, Linda Sanders-Meal Driver. Hancock County Senior Services will reopen to the public on Nov. 15. The centers at…

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Hancock County occupational tax revenue up half-million

Hancock County Fiscal Court has reported a half-million-dollar increase in the county occupational tax revenue for Fiscal year 2020-2021, which ended on Oct. 31. Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts told magistrates at Monday’s regular meeting of Fiscal Court the county collected $1.75 million from the tax levy on wages earned within Hancock County in the fiscal…

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Vastwood to reopen to swimming, county trying for splash park

Vastwood Park might be wet and wild this summer, and for years to come, after the county announced its intentions to tentatively reopen the lake for swimming late this summer, while also announcing that it’s applying for a grant to build a new spray park. The county is applying for a Land and Water Conservation…

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Hawesville might get $800k for levy rehab

Hawesville’s river-adjacent residents could be a little safer soon if the city is awarded a nearly $800,000 grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to redo its levy. Blake Edge, from Green River Area Development District, told the Hawesville City Council during a special called meeting Tuesday that the city has been approved to apply…

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